Quality versus quantity versus time


posted on 9th of may, 2011

From my engineering background I find the quality versus quantity discussion interesting. What seems to be missing from the discussion is a third variable: time. It is kind of meaningless to talk about quantity versus quality as if both can't be accomplished!

A simple example illustrates the point. If spending twice as much time on an image produces an image with better 'quality', then I can either spend the same amount of total time on images and produce half as many of higher quality, or I can double the time spent and produce the same number of images as I used to, but achieve more 'quality'.

The is a very important discussion when it comes to stock photos and how you focus your time. Dreamstime makes it pretty clear that with the level system you are better off having...

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Posted by Arunsoni1989 on June 09, 2012
What do you think - do your images sell better when you spend more time on them?
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Posted by Arunsoni1989 on June 01, 2012
I spent hours on that don't sell, and trivial images that are my top sellers.
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Posted by Arunsoni1989 on June 01, 2012
The problem is that as often as not my guesses on what would sell are wrong.
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